Casey: HCBS Should Be Required Benefit, In Addition To Investments

By Maya Goldman / September 14, 2021 at 12:42 PM
Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) said at a University of Pittsburgh lecture Monday (Sept. 13) that Medicaid law should be changed to require home- and community-based services across the country, as HCBS investments set to be included in Democrats’ reconciliation package won’t ensure the services are fully accessible to beneficiaries. Casey, chair of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, introduced a bill in June that would invest $400 billion in the Medicaid home care services and the workers who provide them,...

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